Aside from being a good source of vitamin C, who doesn’t love the smell of citrus fruits? Kids love it too. The sweet citrus aroma in the air is enough to uplift your mood. Diffuse citrus blends especially when someone is coming over. It’ll make your house smelling happy, fresh, and clean.
1 drop Lemon essential oil
2 drops Wild orange essential oil
1 drop Lime essential oil
1 drop Grapefruit essential oil
Add the number of essential oil drops in your diffuser, and diffuse for 20-30 minutes.
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Lemon Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sharp, fresh smell, clean, sugary citrus and slightly sour.
Pairs Well With: Benzoin, chamomile, cistus, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
Properties: Anti-anemic, antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, anti-sclerotic, antiseptic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, insecticidal, rubefacient, tonic and vermifuge.
Wild Orange Essential Oil:
Aroma: Fresh, refreshing and sweet.
Pairs Well With: Cinnamon, frankincense, geranium, lavender, and all types of citrus oils.
Properties: Anti-depressant, anti-septic, antispasmodic, anti-tumor and cellular health properties.
Lime Essential Oil:
Aroma: Tart, sweet, sharp and citrus peel smell.
Pairs Well With: Citronella, clary sage, lavender, neroli, nutmeg, rosemary, vanilla, and ylang ylang.
Properties: Antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal, disinfectant, febrifuge, hemostatic, restorative, and tonic.
Grapefruit Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, tangy, citrus, and sharp refreshing smell.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, thyme and ylang ylang.
Properties: Antidepressant, antiseptic, aperitif, diuretic, disinfectant, lymphatic stimulant, tonic and anti-infectious.